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What you’ll be doing
Ontario.ca is improving the online experience for citizens by reinventing the most important government services for the digital age.
As the application architect, you have the vision to create solutions with real impact.
You know how to design products and services that will change the way the public interacts with the government.
You are constantly thinking about how to improve digital solutions to meet everyone’s needs.
You love to create products that work well, are secure and can be scaled to meet growing customer demand.
Your expertise in modern web and open source technologies will help Ontario.ca continue to deliver innovative solutions.
You will lay the foundation for how the Ontario government is delivering digital products by creating architectural standards and best practices.
As Ontario.ca continues to modernize the online government experience, we will rely on your leadership and architectural expertise to coach and mentor the team to deliver the best digital solutions.
To deliver transformational digital solutions, you will be constantly learning new technologies and techniques through research, experimentation and from your exceptional colleagues.
What you bring to the team
You think digital by default and embrace new ideas that put users first to find the best solutions.
You believe diversity and inclusion foster the best results, knowing the best ideas come from everywhere and everyone.
Requirements of the job
You have demonstrated experience working independently with high-level direction to architect web application solutions that are stable, secure, responsive, and scalable to meet growing user needs
You have a hands-on background in web application development, including LAMP, MEAN and Java
You have experience applying industry web, and security standards and best practices to your work
You have applied software architectural principles and concepts to your work to develop re-usable frameworks, patterns, and core-components, including ensuring compliance from developers
You have contributed towards developing and evolving product roadmaps for continuous improvement
You have experience leading discussions and presenting solution recommendations, roadmaps etc.
to colleagues, senior management as well as externally at conferences, and meet ups
You are analytical and inventive by nature and like to put your problem solving skills to good use by delivering good quality solutions
You have experience mentoring and coaching staff to support their development
Why join the team
Join us and help make government work better for citizens by delivering simple and straightforward digital services and products.
We provide employees with constructive feedback to foster their career growth, and opportunities to collaborate with talented people.
You'll work alongside highly experienced designers, front and back-end developers, analysts, project managers and directors who love what they do.
Work with world-class tech stacks: HTML5, CSS3, Foundation/SaSS, AngularJS, Node.js, PHP, Drupal, AWS Cloud.
WORK - LIFE - BALANCE
Make an impact in the life of others and have one yourself.
Long story short, we offer:
Work that makes an impact on society
Learning and development opportunities
Open and inclusive work environment
Flexible work arrangements
Health and dental benefits
Visit Ontario.ca/DigitalJobs to learn more.
Salary Range: $68,536 - $100,994 per year
1 Temporary, up to 12 months with possible extension, Toronto, Ontario
How to apply
If you’re interested, send us your resume, skip the cover letter and just tell us where you saw our job ad and why this is your dream job.
Please submit your application to our email address at [email protected] – put “Hire me” in the subject line.
We’ll be accepting submissions until midnight, March 14, 2017.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know via email at [email protected]
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.